Marian University seeks qualified applicants for a Full Time
Nursing Faculty positon. Reporting to the Dean of the Leighton
School of Nursing (LSON), this position will promote Marian
University’s Catholic mission and identity by providing didactic,
clinical, and laboratory instruction and by working collaboratively
with course coordinator and clinical lead faculty. Faculty
are responsible for teaching, service and scholarship to Marian
University and LSON, including participation in LSON and
college-wide meetings and committees. Faculty members must
support the overall philosophy and goals of the nursing program and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of
Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values,
honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity
in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual
traditions in courses, programs, and services.
- Assists in developing, planning, implementing, evaluating and
modifying the total nursing curriculum.
- Collaborates with other faculty to ensure the design of nursing
course reflects the philosophy, organizing framework, appropriate
level objectives, and curriculum flow of the program. This includes
selection of required textbooks in collaboration with other
faculty, book representatives and completing textbook ordering
- Develop, administer, and evaluate courses each semester.
- Establishes clinical rotations for students in collaboration
with Director of Community Outreach.
- Monitors academic status of students enrolled in the course and
provides academic counseling of students making unsatisfactory
progress in collaboration with Director of Nursing Student Success
and Academic Success Coaches at partner sites. Maintains written
documentation records of student counseling, and performance.
- Assesses and provides clinical orientation for students and
- Assists with student recruitment, pinning and other
- Participates in other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in the practice of nursing
required and prior academic teaching at undergraduate level
- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian
University. Must be willing and able to advance the
- An earned doctorate degree in nursing is preferred. Candidates
with either proven or presumptive potential to obtain an
appropriate terminal degree to be considered. Experience in
nursing in appropriate area of responsibility and credentials with
determine academic rank.
- Current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the
State of Indiana. RN licensure in additional states may be required
to teach at partner sites.
- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team
Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg,
Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in
Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more
than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning
degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math,
medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences.
The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed
to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for
students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News
& World Report’s 2021 Midwest rankings, being named the #3 Most
Innovative Regional University, #5 Best Value University, and #28
Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of
Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of
medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national
champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA
Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s
Basketball Championship, 2019 NAIA Volleyball National
Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Required materials
include: Applications require a letter of application,
a current CV, and three letters of recommendation.
Only complete applicant packets
submitted to email@example.com will be considered.
Marian University is committed to diversity and encourages
persons from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.